a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
scarf joint, scarf(verb)
a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
masturbate while strangling oneself
unite by a scarf joint
wrap in or adorn with a scarf
A long, often knitted, garment worn around the neck.
A type of joint in woodworking.
A groove on one side of a sewing machine needle.
To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.
To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.
To eat very quickly.
You sure scarfed that pizza.
To shape by grinding.
an article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth
to throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf
to dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping
to form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc
to unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint
in a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the piece
a scarf joint
Origin: [Sw. skarfva to eke out, to join together, skarf a seam, joint; cf. Dan. skarre to joint, to unite timber, Icel. skara to clinch the planks of a boat, G. scharben to chop, to cut small.]
A scarf, also known as a muffler, or neck-wrap is a piece of fabric worn around the neck, or near the head or around the waist for warmth, cleanliness, fashion or for religious reasons. They can come in a variety of different colours.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skärf, n. a light decorative piece of dress worn loosely on the shoulders or as a band about the neck: a light handkerchief for the neck: a cravat:—pl. Scarfs, Scarves (obs.).—v.t. to cover, as if with a scarf.—adj. Scarfed, decorated with pendants.—ns. Scarf′-pin, an ornamental pin worn in a scarf; Scarf′-ring, an ornamental ring through which the ends or a scarf are drawn. [A.S. scearfe, a piece; Dut. scherf, a shred.]
skärf, v.t. to join two pieces of timber endwise, so that they may appear to be used as one: to flay the skin from a whale.—n. in carpentry, a joint whose ends are united so as to form a continuous piece.—ns. Scar′fing; Scarf′ing-machine′, a machine for shaving the ends of leather belting to a feather edge; Scarf′-joint, a joint made by overlapping two pieces of timber that will fit each other; Scarf′-loom, a figure loom for weaving fabrics. [Scand., Sw. skarf, Norw. skarv, a joint; cf. Ger. scherben, to cut small; conn. with shear, v.]
skärf, n. the cormorant—(Scot.) Scart, Skart. [Ice. skarfr.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In heraldry, a small ecclesiastical banner suspended from the top of a crozier.
A type of garment and product created and designed in various colors, fabric, wool, materials, shapes, sizes and styles used to put around your neck for a variety of purposes.
Scarves are used sometimes as a form of decoration around your neck year round and during the winter months worn to keep your neck area warm.Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2016
The numerical value of scarf in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of scarf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of scarf in a Sentence
When I saw Western women... they just had the abayas( long cloaks) on and no head scarf.
At the time, I didn’t even realize my decision to use the scarf as a tourniquet was so crucial – I was on auto-pilot.
She was wearing hijab, black scarf. It was strange for us to see our aunt like that. When she lived here she dressed very well. She wore gold and diamonds. This dramatic change, it was very strange to see her covered all over.
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- ша́лік, шарфBelarusian
- bufandaCatalan, Valencian
- kolskarpo, skarpo, koltukoEsperanto
- ahmia, heittää huiviin, kaulaliina, hotkiaFinnish
- cache-nez, engouffrer, écharpeFrench
- cochall, muifléad, scairfIrish
- guailleachanScottish Gaelic
- bufanda, tapabocasGalician
- bussal mwannalManx
- nyaksál, sálHungarian
- マフラー, 襟巻き, スカーフJapanese
- 스카프, 목도리Korean
- مل بهستKurdish
- SchalLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kāmeta, hāngi, taraumu, tarawaha, umuMāori
- шал, ша́мија, ма́рамаMacedonian
- zéédéełdoi, asdzání bichʼahNavajo, Navaho
- cachecol, echarpePortuguese
- șal, eșarfăRomanian
- шарф, га́лстук, кашне́, шальRussian
- шал, šalSerbo-Croatian
- khăn choàng cổVietnamese
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